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Strategic Commodity Buyer

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Company : Safran Electrical Components Job field : Purchasing Location : Denton (tx) , Texas , United States Contract type : Permanent Contract duration : Full-time Required degree : Bachelor's Degree Required experience : More than 5 years Professional status : Professional, Engineer & Manager Salary range : -
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Job Description

Overall responsibility for the strategic sourcing of assigned commodities to support procurement requirements through source selection, supplier relationships, cost reduction negotiation, delivery and quality performance.

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 Develop and implement effective sourcing strategies for all assigned commodities, applying best-in-class procurement processes and technology, managing special projects, and driving procurement / supplier initiatives.
 In line with strategic objectives, lead the negotiations to select, appoint and steer a supply base that progresses the company objectives on quality, cost, delivery, and continuous improvement.
 Continually develop strong relationships with internal business partners across the company and stay connected to their individual business strategies and needs.
 Develop and execute RFI, RFQ, and RFP requirements.
 Evaluate competitive offers and present sourcing options that meet business requirements.
 Negotiate supplier agreements in line with company objectives. Continuous coordination with group legal required.
 Conduct in depth spend analysis in order to develop cost savings initiatives through various cost reduction options.
 Monitor, manage, and report on achievements on key purchasing indicators in line with department requirements.
 Continuous benchmarking of assigned commodities to achieve best market price.
 Identify and drive annual productivity improvements in each spend category.
 Assure full compliance with all regulations and responsible care guidelines.
 Other duties may be assigned.

Complementary Description

Ongoing initiatives, like Women@Safran and our engagement action plans, have helped to create a diverse, inclusive, empowered, people-first, excellence-driven culture, making Safran Electrical & Power a great place to work.

The CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) strategy, Engage for the Future, is based on four pillars: decarbonizing aviation, being an exemplary employer, exemplifying responsible industry, and affirming our commitment to society. In response to the urgent climate challenge, Safran has an ambitious policy to support the transition to carbon-neutral aviation by 2050, involving all of our teams in the solutions. At Safran, we are passionate employees who work together for a sustainable future.

Job Requirements

Education and/or Experience
 Bachelor Degree, preferably in Business Administration or related.
 Minimum 5-10 years experience in sourcing or production environment with a successful track record of developing and executing supplier or customer strategies and programs involving supplier partnership / alliances.
 Experience sourcing Aerospace components preferred.
Knowledge/Skills
 Demonstrated skills in working effectively across business or functional lines and partnering with businesses and departments to meet objectives. – Advanced
 Demonstrated ability to analyze complex pricing proposals and formulate a strategic plan. – Advanced
 Demonstrated ability to influence others. - Advanced
 Self starter and independent worker with ability to juggle multiple priorities. - Advanced
 Strong problem solving and analytical skills. - Advanced
 Strong negotiation, interpersonal, and communication skills. - Advanced
 Professional, ethical personal conduct and demeanor. – Advanced
 Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) - Advanced
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations - None


This description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by an employee within this position. The actual duties, responsibilities and qualifications may vary based on assignment or group. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

Safran Electrical & Power is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with physical and mental disabilities. To verify the information in the job listing or if you need special assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please e-mail [email protected]. We will make a determination on your request for reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis.

Candidates for positions with Safran Electrical & Power must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Employment eligibility verification will be required at the time of hire.

This position requires access to technologies and hardware subject to US national security based export control requirements. All applicants must be US Citizens, or otherwise authorized by the U.S. Government. No company sponsorship will be offered.

Relocation assistance is not offered for this position.

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3790, Russell Newman Boulevard 76209

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